Grosses

'American Sniper' Adds $3.8 Million on Wednesday; 'The Boy Next Door' Takes $0.84 MillionJanuary 29, 2015 06:25 AM

by BoxOffice Staff

Warner Bros. reports that American Sniper added another $3.8 million to its haul on Wednesday, down 49 percent from the same day last week. The biopic has earned $213.4 million domestically to-date, putting it just 2.5 percent behind the pace of 2004's The Passion of the Christ. BoxOffice is forecasting a third consecutive weekend victory for the film over the upcoming Super Bowl weekend.

The Boy Next Door took in $0.84 million yesterday, giving it a 6-day total of $17.8 million. That puts it 19.5 percent ahead of star Jennifer Lopez's The Back-Up Plan.

The Wedding Ringer claimed third place on Wednesday with $0.72 million, down 38 percent from the same day last week. The Kevin Hart-led comedy as brought in $41.8 million through its first 13 days of release.

Oscar contender The Imitation Game was up 3 percent from last Wednesday to $0.55 million yesterday. Its domestic total now stands at $62.2 million.

Paddington capped off the top five with $0.45 million, a healthy 20 percent drop from last week. The well-received animated adaptation has gathered $41.6 million at the domestic box office thus far.

Meanwhile, Mortdecai added $0.28 million yesterday -- giving it a six-day cume of $5.16 million. Strange Magic now stands at $6.25 million through six days with its $0.21 million Wednesday take.

Daily Domestic Gross Mon, Nov. 2 2009

Wide (1000+)

#TitleMon, Nov. 2 2009LocationsAvg.TotalWks.Dist.
1Michael Jackson's This Is It$2,455,691-71%3,481--$705$36,896,5991Sony / Columbia
2Paranormal Activity$1,186,166-69%2,404459$493$85,811,8453Paramount
3Law Abiding Citizen$775,220-65%2,764-126$280$52,256,8823Overture
4Couples Retreat$590,691-68%3,026-48$195$87,618,3464Universal
5Where the Wild Things Are$578,523-75%3,645-90$159$63,231,0303Warner Bros.
6Saw VI$443,869-65%3,0360$146$22,976,7602Lionsgate
7The Stepfather (2009)$275,486-67%2,346-388$117$24,831,1723Sony / Screen Gems
8Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant$275,254-73%2,7540$100$11,083,4712Universal
9Astro Boy$270,702-82%3,0206$90$11,587,6422Summit
10Amelia$255,991-69%1,070250$239$8,596,4992Fox Searchlight